Northern Grand Banks

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 November 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots backing to south 25 this morning then increasing to south 35 near noon. Wind diminishing to south 25 overnight then veering to west 25 Wednesday evening.

Rain ending Wednesday evening. Fog banks forming this evening and dissipating Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 06:00 PM NST 19 November 2018
Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight then building to 3 to 5 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 November 2018
Thursday Wind west 25 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to south 35 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 25 knots.
Saturday Wind west 35 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 November 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free.  

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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 November 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5345N 5625W to 5435N 5705W to
5555N 6005W to 5750N 6135W to 6005N 6335W to 6040N 6245W then
northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Ice Forecasts

Flemish

Issued 10:00 AM EST 19 November 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Labrador near 5345N 5625W to 5435N 5705W to
5555N 6005W to 5750N 6135W to 6005N 6335W to 6040N 6245W then
northeastward. Sea ice north and west of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

 

Iceberg Bulletin

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5538W to 5100N 5330W to 5130N 5000W to 5300N 5000W to
5700N 5300W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

No confirmed icebergs.

Iceberg Bulletin

Flemish

Issued 11:00 AM EST 19 November 2018

Iceberg Limit

Iceberg limit at 0000 UTC 20 Nov estimated from the Labrador coast
near 5222N 5538W to 5100N 5330W to 5130N 5000W to 5300N 5000W to
5700N 5300W to 5730N 5700W to 6000N 6000W to 6100N 5400W to 5800N
5000W then eastwards.

Iceberg Count

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.
Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Northern Grand Banks

Issued 03:00 AM NST 20 November 2018

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM NST 20 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 3:00 a.m. NST today trough located over the Southwest Coast
of Newfoundland.
By 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over eastern Newfoundland.

At 3:00 a.m. NST Wednesday approaching low 997 mb located over
Nova Scotia.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:48 AM NST 20 November 2018 A trough of low pressure will cross Newfoundland today and tonight.
Strong to gale force southerlies will spread across southeastern
waters today ahead of the trough.

A low pressure system will approach the marine district from the
southwest tonight before crossing Western Newfoundland on Wednesday.
Gale force northeasterlies will develop on Wednesday ahead of the
low, with gale force west to southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except East Coast.

Marine interests are also advised that a freezing spray warning is in
effect for Belle Isle Bank.

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